Med/Surg CNA

Website Harrison County Hospital

Serving the people of Harrison County since 1950

 FT Nights, Alternating Weekends #025-20

Under the supervision of the Department of Nursing this position performs the receptionist and secretarial duties on the patient care unit; serves as the focal communication source in the nursing station through interaction with patients, visitors, staff, other departments and physicians; and assists the staff nurses in the treatment and care of patients in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the hospital. This employee demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, to adequately assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to provide age-specific needs.

REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Active CNA license for State of Indiana
  • CPR certification
  • Corporate compliance
  • Annual influenza vaccine
  • Annual Fire/Safety in service attendance.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Good knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Use of correct terminology, spelling and grammar in documentation.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

SKILLS:

  • Basic simple nursing skills needed to function on Med/Surg Unit.
  • Understanding of intake and output, documents correctly.
  • Heavy phone use.
  • Computer systems in Med-Surg area. (Cerner and Rauland).
  • Use of fax and copier.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED required. CNA required.
  • Must be able to fulfill all CNA requirements.
  • Completes telemetry class successfully within 6 months of employment.

AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:

Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and behaviors appropriate to the populations (s) served and meets specific criteria and/or age specific considerations, as follows:

  • Possess skills and knowledge to perform basic nursing care for infants, children, adolescents, adult and geriatric patients/clients.
  • Demonstrates age specific communication skills in care of patients.
  • Knowledge of growth and development.

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